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Posted on: May 20, 2019

A Summer Competition Continues with the Pacific Northwest Girls & Boys Junior PGA Championship

As the summer heats up, both female and male junior golfers hope their golf game does too as they prepare for the 2019 Pacific Northwest Section Girls Junior PGA Championship and the 2019 Pacific Northwest Section Boys Junior PGA Championship. The Championship will both take place at The Home Course on June 1-2, 2019.

The champion will have the opportunity to join 144 of the nation’s top female junior golfers in the PGA of America’s premium junior event, the 44th Girls Junior PGA Championship, hosted at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford, Connecticut. Keney Park Golf Course is home to the Hartford Women’s Open and was recently restored in 2014. The 44th Girls Junior PGA Championship will be held from July 9-12, 2019.

The champion will have the opportunity to join 144 of the nation’s top male junior golfers in the PGA of America’s premium junior event, the 44th Boys Junior PGA Championship, hosted at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford, Connecticut. Keney Park Golf Course is home to the Hartford Women’s Open and was recently restored in 2014. The 44th Boys Junior PGA Championship will be held from July 30-August 2, 2019.

Each of the 41 PGA of America Sections will receive two invitations for both events. One for the Pacific Northwest Section Junior Champion and the other a Pacific Northwest Section At-Large Bid.

Junior girls must be no older than 18 years of age on July 12, 2019.  Junior boys must be no older than 18 years of age on August 2, 2019.

The Girls Junior PGA Championship is where some of the best in the world get their start. Many of today’s LPGA Tour professionals made their debut at the Championship. Notable past participants include: Inbee Park, Lexi Thompson, Cristie Kerr, Grace Park, Michelle Wie, and Dottie Pepper.

The Boys Junior PGA Championship is where some of the best in the world get their start. Many of today’s PGA Tour professionals made their debut at the Championship. Notable past participants Include: Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Stewart Cink and Phil Mickelson.

About the PGA of America

The PGA of America represents the very best in golf. For more information about the PGA of America, visit www.PGA.org , follow @PGAofAmerica on Twitter and find us on Facebook. For more information about the 43rd Girls Junior PGA Championship, visit www.juniorpgachampionship.com

Contact

Molly Cooper, PGA - Director of Tournament & Member Programs

Pacific Northwest Section, PGA

mcooper@pgahq.com, 800-688-4653


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